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Lucy's on a plate

Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
+44 15394 32288
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a fabulous evening at Lucys, the food was great and the atmosphere even better! They catered for my mum who is Gluten intolerant very well and even had some wonderful touches by putting our names on the menu specifying why you were visiting,...More

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place, and I’m so glad we did. The food was absolutely outstanding. The service was wonderful too.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and partner decided to try here as the reviews on TripAdvisor were good. We weren't disappointed the food was very good and the staff could not be more helpful. The restaurant is a lovely place to eat and has a dog friendly part that...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us went for dinner on the night of the fireworks - despite being very busy, the service was excellent, the menu presented a real challenge - I was tempted by any number of dishes. Also the menu is personalised daily which is a...More

Thank PeterDeering
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are great.. warm and friendly, but very professional and don’t bother you too much!! Im a bugger for sending steak back because it’s not cooked the way I want it (blue). It usually comes rare, I send it back and a cold...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the luck to find this beautiful restaurant, amazing menu and great food, great service, and the dessert menu is the most extensive I have ever seen , 10/10 Lucy on a Plate

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a meal with my boyfriends family, absolutely loved it here! Each night the menu is personalised so you will get a special mention which is a lovely touch. Dog friendly as well, and they were given some treats too! Lovely menu, so much...More

Thank jenniferbly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple food made beautiful. What a great night. Staff are fantastic and wine list excellent. This is a little Gem.

Thank NikosDaphne
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to Lucy’s as it had a Tastecard offer! With a 241 deal this is great value for money! Menu is personalised and fun with a great choice of food for meat eaters and vegetarians. The desserts looked great it was just...More

Thank Julie8983
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited for a second time with another family whilst on holiday, and we had a great time again. There's masses of choice so everybody could find something they liked (always important with kids!), and the food overall was excellent (the only thing which wasn't...More

Thank beagle_UK
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10 June 2017|
Response from Lucysonaplate | Property representative |
Hi there Neil, Jill and Bella! We'd be delighted to see you at Lucy's on a plate together with Bella ... we are open Monday to Friday from 5pm and last orders at 9.30pm ... then on Saturdays and Sunday from 11am - evening... More
Hannah Y
22 June 2016|
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Response from Lucysonaplate | Property representative |
HI Hannah, Thanks for your enquiry ... apologies for the late response, but this has only just come through to me from Trip Advisor. I decided to discontinue doing lunches/morning coffee and cakes Monday to Friday, towards... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Ambleside LA22 0BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 32288
  • E-mail
OPENING HOURS FROM 5PM LAST ORDERS 9.30PM Lucy's on a plate has been operational now for over 25 years and offers a unique and quirky dining experience - everchanging but the ethos remaining the same - catering for a variety of different palates - especially popular for the range of gluten free dishes and delicious desserts ... over 30 desserts made on the premises from Borrowdale Sticky Banana Pudding through to Apple and Almond Eve's Pudding as well as innovative and inventive temptations such as Toffee Vodka Cheesecake and Sorbet Sparklers. Ensure you book for the evening menu and you could find yourself mentioned in dispatches-great for birthdays and special occasions - there's a lovely large table for bigger groups (up to 16) and special celebrations are most welcome. Exclusive use with bespoke menus for weddings and suchlike is also a possibility and parties are managed expertly, without destroying the romantic ambience in other parts of the restaurant. The menu is typed daily
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